Category Archives: Fiction

Up North

We lived so far north in New York State that when I gave IQ tests to children and asked them what two countries bordered the United States, they invariably said “Canada and Albany.” I was doing a full-time two-year internship … Continue reading

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The Hypochondriac Artist by Gloria Garfunkel

  Abe K. Malady, M.D. was renowned for his depth and breadth of knowledge of the afflictions of the human psyche, specializing in the area of hypochondriasis and somatization disorders. Some of his most seminal papers have been published in … Continue reading

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John Reed’s New Novel Excerpt and Interview – by M. Talley

John Reed is the author of four espionage novels, Thirteen Mountain, Dark Thirty, Shadow White as Stone and The Kingfisher’s Call. He has been a presenter at the Maui Writers Retreat and has been a staff instructor at the Santa … Continue reading

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Pfeffering by Gloria Garfunkel

             Hermann Pfeffer’s greatest achievement was creating a brilliant accounting short-cut referred to by accountants the world over as Pfeffering. As a child, he had been a piano prodigy. As an adolescent, a chess prodigy. But he came from a … Continue reading

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